QuQu’s Watching: The Decline of Science Fiction Literature

QuQu talks about the reasons for Science Fiction’s waning popularity in recent years.

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Michael Arndt: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1578335/
1st @pnh tweet: https://archive.is/zuQPt
2nd @pnh tweet: https://archive.is/dAXAU
1st @navahw tweet: https://archive.is/FjAhP
2nd @navahw tweet: https://archive.is/suU49
@Cernovich Twitter profile: https://archive.is/J0Zay
How Much Do Independent Authors Make? http://archive.is/bap5Q
Genre Book Sales Figures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPMU5eisymY&index=8&list=PL91B95956A72DB23C
Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is: http://archive.is/UWmwj
BoingBoing – Redshirts: http://archive.is/vXhBD
BoingBoing Fuzzy Nation: http://archive.is/r3A97
BoingBoing Old Man’s War: http://archive.is/PQNGf
Other BoingBoing articles about Scalzi: https://archive.is/RSn0s
John Scalzi / Cory Doctorow photo: http://archive.is/Ij06N
How John Scalzi and Cory Doctorow met: http://archive.is/6BBTf
“Cory Made a huge difference”: http://archive.is/nzvds
“I write Gateway Science Fiction”: http://archive.is/f3mRj
Harlan Ellison on the Hugo Awards (1995): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFR9TYxAVZQ
John Scalzi blog posts: https://archive.is/http://whatever.scalzi.com/*
Brandon Sanderson – Hugo Nomination Season: https://archive.is/8Zvwc
Seanan McGuire – Award eligibility: Hugo and Nebula Awards: https://archive.is/15CKw
I’d like to belong here. Do you think that I could? https://archive.is/jkSHu
Can we stop talking about the Hugos now? by Justin Landon: https://archive.is/faXQ6
Sad Puppies IV – Best Novel: https://archive.is/gk83V
Best of ’13 — Hugo Award Nominations & Recommendations (ver. 0.7.5): https://archive.is/S5dWN
Awards Season Is Upon Us #2: My Fiction Reccomendations: https://archive.is/eRVFH
Lady Business – Hugo Ballot Finalist Announcement: https://archive.is/94gbS
Lady Business Hugo Spreadsheet – Best Fanzine 2016: https://archive.is/T4NQs
Lady Business Hugo Spreadsheet: https://ghostbin.com/paste/qjnyc
Vox Populi – Traffic report 2015: https://archive.is/INnS9
Buzzfeed – 21 Sci-Fi Movies With A Strong Message: https://archive.is/je0le
Mary Robinette Kowal – Talk with me about being a fan of science fiction and fantasy: https://archive.is/A44xF
Brandon Sanderson – Hugo Awards 2016: https://archive.is/3h5uU
Note: Mary Robinette Kowal and Brandon Sanderson appear on a podcast together called Writing Excuses.
“Is it not time for a simple “Bannishment” of the Pet Leech?”: https://archive.is/yapux
Theodore Beale [Vox Day] is the Donald Trump of Science Fiction: https://archive.is/hUeg0
@scalzi tweet: http://archive.is/koCRh
BOOK OF THE WEEK – What I Talk About When I Talk About Nothing by Haruki Murakami: http://archive.is/d6WNF#selection-2947.0-2947.16
Vox Archive – Gynomythology: http://archive.is/wqEnZ
The Puppy-Free Hugo Award Voter’s Guide: http://archive.is/x10LL
“ONE HUNDRED supporting memberships available”: https://archive.is/A44xF#selection-527.1-527.45
@TheQuQu Twitter profile: https://archive.is/gEEwd
The Hugos, the Puppies, and why this is more important than just a rocketship: https://archive.is/LCVFN
Classic Leigh Brackett & Edmond Hamilton Interview: https://archive.is/zVisZ
The Next Star Wars Director: Lucasfilm Meets With Mystery Women: http://archive.is/gSoUy
Leigh Brackett’s script for The Empire Strikes Back: http://bit.ly/1fs5mjn
“Lowest Difficulty Setting” Follow-Up: https://archive.is/mHvpg
About M.L.N. Hanover: https://archive.is/McpJX
/lit/ Sci Fi book recomendations: http://i.imgur.com/A96mTQX.jpg/ http://i.imgur.com/r55ODlL.jpg/ http://i.imgur.com/gNTrDmc.jpg/
QuQu’s fake book covers: http://imgur.com/a/lM4L7
Photos taken from Public Domain Photos: http://publicdomainpictures.net
1 Hour Space Flight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zILpSTIy6Fw

More on Leigh Brackett:
They Really Are Incapable of Getting Leigh Brackett Right
Scenes from Leigh Brackett’s Star Wars Script That Weren’t “Discarded”
Why Critics Get Leigh Brackett Wrong
Why Leigh Brackett’s Contribution to Star Wars Has to be Erased

Hugo Slates: https://ghostbin.com/paste/a345k

Music credits:
I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream: https://www.gog.com/game/i_have_no_mouth_and_i_must_scream
Music: Undertale by tobyfox – Live Report (Slowed down)
Teleporter sound effects from Quake.

Art credits:
Avatar by: Alex Zorak
Background by Rajesh: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=165097&picture=planet-fantasy-9
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Sengoku Rance
“Crickets” art: http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/1706502
The Empire Strikes Back
Dirty Pair
Mobile Suit Gundam
A Princess of Mars

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